02 July 2015
Friday, 24 April 2015 14:00
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has lost in a case of rape which was dismissed by the trial Court. The appeal Bench consisting of Justices Asraf Caunhye and G. Jugessur-Manna has rejected the appeal lodged by the DPP contesting the judgment of the Intermediate Court dismissing the charge of rape against the respondent, Prakash Choonya.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00
Two teenagers, Govinda Narain Carpenen and Geraldo Reine de Carthage, who were convicted each to 24 years penal servitude for the offence of rape, have been acquitted on appeal.
Friday, 08 March 2013 13:12
The fine of Rs 4,561,590, which Police Inspector R. Seewoosungkur has to pay after he was found guilty of and convicted for fiscal evasion on non-declared goods imported illegally from Dubai, has been upheld on appeal before the Supreme Court.
Friday, 01 March 2013 14:37
The Labavarde family has lost its appeal against the Nam Cam family in relation to the ownership of an immovable property situated at Arsenal before the Court of Civil Appeal.
Friday, 04 January 2013 14:58
Mrs M.E. Collet, an employee of the department of Finance at the defunct District Council of Grand-Port/Savane, who was convicted by the Intermediate Court to pay Rs 10,000 fine in respect of each of the 12 counts of information for forgery in a private writing for which she was found guilty, has been acquitted on appeal before the Supreme court.
Friday, 28 December 2012 10:59
The Law Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) have granted leave to Dharmanand Dhooharika, the editor in chief of weekly Samedi Plus, to appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge and the Acting Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, and Justice Ashraf Caunhye, convicting the latter to 3 months’ imprisonment for contempt of Court.
Friday, 21 December 2012 11:02
Abdool Gafoor Fakira, Sanjiv Kumar Ramjuttun and Jean Denis Volbert will not have to each serve a prison sentence after they were found guilty of abduction and sequestration of Mitradev Ramnarain by the Intermediate Court.
Friday, 17 August 2012 15:21
The litigation between Rainbow Insurance Co. Ltd, a company in receivership, and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in relation to an ex parte application for an order from the Bankruptcy Court to revoke the appointment of the provisional liquidator, Louis Clency Appavoo, turns once more in favour of the regulatory body and the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development.
Friday, 10 August 2012 14:22
IIn a judgment delivered a few days ago the appeal Court, having on the bench Justices Ashraf Caunhye and Nirmala Devat, invited the Prosecution authorities to sanction those persons responsible for not having done their work to the best of their capability.
Friday, 13 July 2012 16:07
Fined Rs 10,000 by the District Court of Pamplemousses, having on the bench the ex-magistrate Joy Ramphul, after she was found guilty of charge for having misappropriated a sum of Rs 49,502 to the prejudice of one B. Goorbin, her ex-employer, appellant Swarn Kamal Moorly, has been successful on appeal.